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Walk and Wheel Lafayette
Make an impact in your community by sharing your input.  Your participation will assist the City of Lafayette to identify needs, barriers and opportunities to enhance pedestrian and bike routes.   

 
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Walk and Wheel Grant?

            
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The Walk and Wheel Project is funded by a generous grant from Kaiser Permanente Colorado.  In 2014 the City of Lafayette launched a two-year project to promote bicycling and walking within the community. Funding from a Kaiser Permanente Walk and Wheel grant is enabling the City to study current uses and gather resident input that will ultimately lead to the creation of an active transportation map and a prioritization of infrastructure enhancement projects.  

 
     
Join us for a 
COMMUNITY WORKSHOP
on OCTOBER 28, 2014!


Walk and Wheel
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Sanchez Elementary
            655 Sir Galahad Dr. / Lafayette 80026

   
Open House 6:30-7:00pm
Citizen Workshop 7:00-8:30pm
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Refreshments provided
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Childcare provided
Ages 3+; Registration required

           
The Walk and Wheel Project is funded by a generous grant from Kaiser Permanente Colorado.  In 2014 the City of Lafayette launched a two-year project to promote bicycling and walking within the community. Funding from a Kaiser Permanente Walk and Wheel grant is enabling the City to study current uses and gather resident input that will ultimately lead to the creation of an active transportation map and a prioritization of infrastructure enhancement projects.  

 
WE NEED YOUR HELP to perform Community Walk Audits in July!
           
WHAT YOU WILL DO
* Perform walking audits of Lafayette.
* Collect data on sidewalk conditions, intersection quality, and pedestrian use.
* Help us identify ways to make it easier and safer for residents to get around on bike or foot in our community.

           
WHO CAN HELP?
* EVERYONE - from moms with strollers to residents with disabilities! 

               
          
Bike and Ped  
This effort is funded in part with the help of a
generous
grant from Kaiser Permanente!
 

WALK AUDIT DATES and LOCATIONS
We will meet at 6:00pm at each location for a brief training. Groups will be assigned to collect data from specific areas until 7:30pm. You are encouraged to participate even if you cannot stay for the entire time.

DATE
MEETING LOCATION
(click for directions) 
AREA TO BE COVERED
(view the map below for reference)
Tues, July 8 Waneka Lake Boathouse The western connector from the Boat House to Festival Plaza
Mon, July 14 Waneka Lake Boathouse Waneka Lake to 287 and South Boulder Road
Tues, July 15 LaMont Does Park Two groups: One will cover 287 to the Coal Creek Connector. One will
cover Coal Creek Connector to South Boulder Road
Tues, July 22 Festival Plaza Festival Plaza to South Boulder Road
Wed, July 23 Lafayette Library Lafayette Library to Festival Plaza
Mon, July 28 Thomas Open Space/
Isabelle Farm
Two groups: One will focus on the Farm to the Library. One will
focus on the Farm to the of loop on West Baseline.
Tues, July 29 RTD Park-n-Ride
1080 So. Public Rd
Two groups: One will take RTD park-n-ride north to Festival Plaza.
One will take RTD park-n-ride south to Coal Creek Trail.

JUST ADDED!  Bike-Only Audits
Mon, Aug 11 Lafayette Library
Tues, Aug 12 Waneka Lake Boathouse

SIGN UP with your email address for one or more of the Walk Audit dates listed above. 

What to bring to the audit
  • Your friends, family and neighbors!! We need lots of help
  • A fully charged smart phone or internet-enabled tablet. If you don't have one or are unable to borrow one, no problem! We will have paper versions available for your use.
  • Comfortable shoes - and dress for the weather!
  • Sunscreen, water bottle, and mosquito repellent

You can test out the mobile app before you attend a walk audit! Download the WalkScope TIP SHEET and access the app at www.walkscope.org
 
 Small loop Download a copy of this map 



Questions?
Contact



Access the WALKScope online
data collection tool we will be using: www.walkscope.org

(we will also utilize paper versions for participants who don't have access to a mobile device)

     


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